oa Madoqua - Kavango River wetlands
|Article Title||Kavango River wetlands|
|© Publisher:||Namibian Ministry of Environment and Tourism|
|Publication Date||Jan 1991|
|Pages||77 - 112|
|Keyword(s)||Alluvial terraces, Aquatic invertebrates, Chemistry, Ecological requirements, Ecosystem, Energy cycles, Fen, Holistic management, Hydrological regime, Marsh, Nutrition, Over-exploitation, Peatland, Pollution, Population pressure, Reed fringes, Riparian forests, River margins, Soil, Topography, Vegetation and Woodland|
In Namibia, the Kavango River and its associated floodplains are seasonally flooded, low gradient, riverine wetlands. These support a productive and diverse biota including several endangered and protected species and are essential to the economy of a large rural population.
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